Chapter 13 Plan and Revised Local Rules

Tuesday, November 21, 2017

The Court has adopted a local form Chapter 13 Plan (NM LBF 3015-2), and the following new local rules and amendments to the New Mexico Local Bankruptcy Rules for the District of New Mexico, effective December 1, 2017:

NM LBR 1005-1 – (amended)

NM LBR 2016-1(b) (new)

NM LBR 3015-2(a) (new)

NM LBR 3015-2(c), (d), and (e) (amended)

NM LBR 3021-1 (new)

NM LBR 6004-1 (new)

NM LBR 7016-1(a) (new)

NMLBR 9013-1 (amended)

All Chapter 13 plans filed on or after December 1, 2017 must use the local form Chapter 13 Plan (NM LBF 3015-2) regardless of whether the bankruptcy case was commenced prior to the effective date. The Court has posted to its website the local Chapter 13 form plan in fillable .pdf format.

When including motions using the new local form Chapter 13 Plan, please use the events in CM/ECF located under the Chapter 13 Plan menu.

A copy of the Order Adopting Amendments to Local Rules, New Local Rules, and Local Form Chapter 13 Plan is posted to the Court's website.

The redlined version of the new and amended rules will remain posted on the Court's website under the heading Archived Local Rules.

The Court received and considered two comments in response to the Notice of Proposed Amendments to New Mexico Local Bankruptcy Rules (NM LBR 3015-2 and NM LBR 2016-1) published for comment on September 22, 2017. Neither comment required any further revisions to the proposed amendments and new local rule.